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Why you'll love diving with Vilamendhoo Island Resort!

  • A great diving resort with easy access to great sites
  • An over the water spa that provides a one of a kind sensory experience
  • Vilamendhoo sits on a sand bar in a channel opening on to the Atoll wall

Overview Of Vilamendhoo Island Resort

Vilamendhoo Island Resort is located in Alifu (South Ari) Atoll, around thirty-five minutes by Seaplane from the international airport in Male. The island's lush tropical interior is encircled by white sandy beaches and fringing reef. Vilamendhoo sits in a channel opening on the Atoll wall and the passing currents formed a beautiful sandbar on which Vilamendhoo recently added ever popular over water villas.

Accommodation At Vilamendhoo Island Resort

Vilamendhoo Island Resort has 184 comfortable rooms. All feature tropical decor, a king size or two twin beds, wood or tile floors, partially open-air bathroom with double sinks, a rain shower and private terrace. Each has air-conditioning and overhead ceiling fan They have a sitting area and small refrigerator, DVD/CD player and TV, broadband Internet.

Jacuzzi Water Villas

30 villas located on stilts over the water connected to the island by a wooden walk way. Good sized wooden floored bedroom featuring an iPod docking station/sound tower; a tea/coffee/espresso machine; a spacious, partially open-air bathroom with double sinks, a private, walled-in outdoor area featuring a Jacuzzi for two “under the stars”, a wooden sundeck with chaise lounges, a shade umbrella, tropical plants,a private sundeck with stairs into the sea and magnificent views (85 sqm)

Jacuzzi Beach Villas

30 spacious (65 sqm), with wood floor, an iPod docking station, a private, walled-in outdoor area garden with Jacuzzi for two, a wooden sundeck with chaise lounges, a shade umbrella, tropical plants and a beautiful view of the lagoon

Beach Villas

111 villas with easy access to the sea. A little smaller than the Jacuzzi Beach Villas (55 sqm) with tile floor and no Jacuzzi nor sundeck

Garden Rooms

Just 13 rooms the same as the Beach Villas (55sqm) but located in the garden, not on the beach. They are in 3 blocks of 4 or 5 rooms, and have a privacy screen between each room.

Drink & Dine

Buffet Restaurants
There are 2 restaurants, both with the same menu, where you enjoy “all you can eat” buffet style meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner, a variety of international and regional cuisines to please everyone’s taste. 
Friday night dinner is Maldivian night with a themed menu and waiters in traditional dress. Sunday breakfast welcomes you with complimentary Sparkling Wine.  The buffet lines include live action cooking stations where food is prepared to your order. Soups, breads and desserts are homemade and the fresh, tropical fruits are delicious. You are assigned to your own table throughout your stay so that you may enjoy your privacy, or you are welcome to invite friends to join you, as and when you please. 
The Restaurant is divided into 2 separate dining areas, in the traditional open-air style, with sand floor and thatched roofs. There is also outdoor seating on a wooden deck. 
The Funama Restaurant
Is for guests staying in the Garden rooms and the Beach Villas and is located in the center of the island. There is also outdoor seating on a wooden deck. 
The Ahima Restaurant
Is for guests staying in the adults only Jacuzzi Beach Villas and Jacuzzi Water Villas and is located on the western end of the island. There is also outdoor seating on a wooden deck. 
A` La Carte Restaurants
The Asian Wok Restaurant
Specializing in Asian cuisine and Teppanyaki
Over-the-water restaurant, located on the eastern end of the island. 
Reservations recommended. Hours: 1930 - 2130. 
The Hot Rock Restaurant
Featuring seafood, steak, chicken or exotic game cooked at your table on volcanic “hot rocks”. 
Located on the beach beside the Sunset Bar Pool.
Reservations recommended. Hours: 1930 - 2130. 
The Snack Menu
Served at the pools and at the Bonthi and Sunset Bars. 
All Day Dining Menu: 1130 - 1830. 
Room Service
All Day Dining Menu: 0730 - 2300. 
Treat yourself to a special Champagne breakfast for two. Hours: 0730 - 1100. 
Beach Dinners
The most romantic setting…“under the stars” beside the Ahima Restaurant. 
Hours: 1930 - 2130.

Spa & Wellness

Spa Facilities
Duniye Spa at Vilamendhoo Island Resort symbolizes a sensory haven, where time is left at the door and a new journey begins. This Over-Water-Spa offers the perfect environment to sooth your body, stimulate your mind and strengthen your spirit.
Imagine a deep sense of calm, joy and serenity, a feeling of contentment and happiness.
Experience the balance between inner and outer beauty, between that which is visible and that which lies within. 
At Duniye Spa your needs and concerns are in good hands; genuine care, acute attention to detail paired with customized and excellent service ensure that you will enjoy pleasure and maximum benefits with each treatment, treasuring each moment every day!
Holistic spa services with exclusive product lines, are designed to calm, relax, rejuvenate and nourish body, mind & soul. Latest scientific research and development ensure that our products deliver a high performance spa experience with outstanding results. Skilled therapists take you on this rejuvenating journey to cheerful relaxation and well-being.

For The Family

Vilamendhoo Island Resort caters for and welcome families of all ages.Vilamendhoo's Family Plan makes for a more affordable holiday.

The Beach Villas accommodate two adults and two children, so no need to rent a second Villa just for the children.Children can have their own beds. Baby cots are provided for infants.

Vilamendhoo is a relatively large island so there is plenty of space for the children to be themselves without disturbing anyone else. Meals are served “all you can eat” buffet style so there is plenty of variety to please children’s tastes. The Chef will accommodate special dietary requests.

Near the Boashi Bar Pool, there is a children’s wading pool. Boashi Bar offers an ice cream and snack menu. There is also a complete Excursion Program. Fun nighttime activities include crab races, a cultural dance show and a Maldives culture and marine conservation slide show.

There is lots of good snorkeling in the lagoon. The Dive Center teaches a children’s introductory SCUBA course. Babysitting services are available. For the convenience of our guests, there is a medical clinic and Resident Doctor at Vilamendhoo.

Facilities & Services In Vilamendhoo Island Resort

  • Tennis court
  • A gym
  • A badminton
  • Table tennis
  • Table soccer
  • Darts
  • Volleyball
  • Outstanding snorkelling on a superb accessible house reef with plenty of exotic colourful marine life.
  • Excursions like, island hopping cruises, snorkelling safaris and day and night fishing excursions.  
  • Traditional Maldivian music & modern grooves emanate

Diving From Vilamendhoo Island Resort

Explore more then 40 dive sites in this part of South Ari Atoll. Visit the ‘Al Karim’ wreck or dive with white tip sharks, turtles and pelagic fish. There is some excellent channel diving in the local area.
Half day and full day boat diving are offered. A range of PADI Diving Courses is available and the dive center rents offers full equipment rental.

Price Guide

Prices are a guide only. Hotel only is per room per night, package are per person per week with flights. Additional ofers and extra may apply.

Hotel only

(room per night)

Package week

(flights from United Kingdom)
Jan £ 495 (full board) £2,597 p.person
Feb £ 433 (full board) £2,421 p.person
Mar £ 545 (full board) £2,772 p.person
Apr £ 390 (full board) £2,006 p.person
May £ 276 (full board) £1,827 p.person
Jun £ 248 (room only) £1,609 p.person
Jul £ 249 (room only) £1,741 p.person
Aug £ 249 (room only) £1,835 p.person
Sep £ 249 (room only) £1,545 p.person
Oct £ 285 (room only) £1,855 p.person
Nov £ 391 (full board) £2,195 p.person
Dec £ 391 (full board) £2,312 p.person

Dive services are additional.

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